Pregnancy, Chronic illness, and Covid-19

Pregnancy, Chronic illness, and Covid-19

If there is anything people with chronic illnesses know when it comes to conceiving a child, it’s that we don’t have the luxury of “oops“. Once my husband and I decided to expand our family beyond our two cats and hedgehog, we started planning 2 years in advance. While it may seem like overkill to … Read More

So far, so Enbrel (part I)

So far, so Enbrel (part I)

Judging by the pic above, you can clearly see I’ve taken a few doses of Enbrel. As you can imagine, it was super fun taking all these out of my sharps container (read: sarcasm). But I did it for a point (get it? A poi- nevermind). The ultimate question I’ll be discussing is: do I … Read More

Diagnosis: Mixed Emotions

Diagnosis: Mixed Emotions

I saw my rheumatologist 3 days ago and she told me the words I wanted to hear. The diagnosis I had rattling around my brain for months. What crazy person WANTS to hear they have something potentially awful? Well, me, and a lot of other people out there (more than you think) with general, vague … Read More